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Employment Law
Maternity, parental and family leave
  1. Wendy Brown

    Wendy Brown qualified as a barrister and, since 1991, has worked for Eastgate Assistance (formerly Hambro Assistance). She has been involved with the Legal Advice Helpline, which is operated by Eastgate Assistance for the BVA, and has specialised in employment law. She recently completed a masters degree in law and employment relations.


THE Maternity and Parental Leave Regulations came into effect in December 1999. The new legislation has simplified the law in the case of maternity leave while at the same time strengthening the rights of pregnant women and employees with family responsibilities. Wendy Brown summarises the changes.

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